radiologysigns: Protrusio acetabuli – the cool way of saying…

radiologysigns:

Protrusio acetabuli – the cool way of saying acetabular protrusion. Refers to the inward bulging of the acetabulum into the pelvis usually with resultant over-covering of the femoral head. The deformity may be due to trauma but in many cases it is a sign of an underlying disease such as rheumatoid arthritisankylosing spondylitisricketsPaget’s disease and osteogenesis imperfecta. The above patient had Marfan syndrome.

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